Monday, August 29, 2011

House GOP Jobs List -- August 29th, 2011


Intern- The office of a senior Midwestern Republican Member of Congress is looking for interns for the fall semester in the Washington D.C. office. Interns will work closely with the legislative staff to aide with research, office organization, constituent correspondence, and answering telephones. Position also involves tour responsibilities and the opportunity to attend legislative briefings, intern conferences, and seminars. The ideal candidate will be hard-working, detail-oriented, and professional. Strong oral and written communication skills are highly valued. We are interested in candidates of all academic disciplines.If candidates have any questions or wish to apply, please send your resume, writing sample and cover letter to

Staff Assistant – Congressman John Fleming, M.D. is seeking a Staff Assistant to join his Washington, D.C. staff. Well qualified applicants will posses strong interpersonal skills and have an interest in the administrative process. Core responsibilities will include answering phones, sorting mail, welcoming constituents and other visitors to the office, providing tours of the Capitol, and assisting staff and the Congressman on a variety of projects. Confidence, professionalism, and a strong conservative philosophy required. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to, with "Staff Assistant Position" in the subject line.


Intern- Congressman Paul Gosar, D.D.S. (R – AZ – 01) is seeking applicants for an unpaid Fall internship in his Washington, DC office. Duties would include, but are not limited to, answering phones, greeting guests, organizing and compiling data, and supporting staff in other general office capacities. Qualified applicants will have excellent writing abilities, exceptional interpersonal skills, and a strong work ethic. Preferred areas of study for applicants are Political Science, International Relations, History, English, and Communications. Applicants may send a resume and writing sample to

Legislative Assistant- Rep. Sue Myrick (NC-09) is seeking a legislative assistant to specialize in defense and foreign relations issues. Prior Hill experience, and prior experience with a military/veterans legislative portfolio is preferred. NC ties are preferable, but not required. Please send resume to

Intern – The Office of Congressman Sean Duffy (WI-07) is seeking interns for the fall semester in his Washington, D.C. office. Duties include but are not limited to: providing general constituent services including answering phone calls, sorting mail, and recording and reporting opinions on legislative matters; assisting constituents in their visits to Washington, D.C. including researching tourist locations, and giving tours of the Capitol; conducting research for staff members on various issues; working with the legislative team in drafting constituent correspondence; any other duties that may be assigned. Wisconsin ties and college students or recent grads are preferred, but not required. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to Bobby Hamill at with “Fall Internship” as the subject. Note that the internship is unpaid and housing is not provided.

Intern- The office of Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.) is currently seeking full-time fall interns in the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include conducting tours of the Capitol, answering the telephones, organizing and inputting constituent correspondence, and aiding legislative staff on special projects. Interns are also given the opportunity to attend hearings and briefings to enhance their experience on Capitol Hill. Successful candidates will be highly motivated, detail oriented, and able to multi-task. This is an unpaid internship that, dependant upon your institution, may be eligible for college credit. Qualified applicants should send a resume, cover letter and a writing sample to patrick.o’

Intern- The office of Congressman Brian Bilbray (R-CA) is seeking professional and dependable applicants for full-time or part-time internship positions for the fall semester, availability Tuesday and Thursday is a must. Duties will include, answering phones, sorting and inputting mail, assisting legislative staff with projects, conducting tours of the United States Capitol, and various other administrative tasks. This is an amazing opportunity to learn more about the legislative process and gain exposure to Capitol Hill. Interested candidates should possess strong written and oral communication skills, outstanding interpersonal skills, and have a strong interest in politics. Ties to San Diego preferred, but not required. Please send cover letter and resume to Ms. Jordan Steinmann at

Congressman Todd Akin (MO-02) is seeking a Legislative Assistant with strong research and writing skills to serve in his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include developing and implementing legislative initiatives, briefing the Congressman on policy issues and legislation, monitoring committee and House floor activities and serving as an issue expert in a variety of policy areas including budget, health care, agriculture, energy and social issues. Successful candidates should have previous Hill or legislative experience, possess strong communications skills and thrive in a fast-paced, hard-working environment. Missouri ties a plus. Please send resume, references and a writing sample to:

Intern- The Washington DC office of Congressman Donald Manzullo, Representative for the 16th District of Illinois, is looking for qualified applicants for his Fall 2011 internship program. Those involved in our internship program have the opportunity to learn and contribute to the workings of a Congressional office. They perform administrative tasks, such as answering telephones, answering mail, and managing flag requests. Active, competent interns are often tasked with special projects, as well. This internship would last the academic semester. It is an unpaid position, but there is opportunity for school credit. We are flexible on start/end dates. Ideally, we would want someone to start in late August or early September and stay until mid-December. Please send application materials, including resume, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation, to with the title “Fall Internship Application.”


Interns: The office of Representative Reid Ribble (WI-08) is seeking qualified candidates to intern in our Washington, D.C. office for Fall 2011. We are interested in candidates of all academic disciplines. Interns will assist the staff with a variety of tasks, including office administration, legislative research, constituent correspondence, and other duties as assigned. Administration will include daily tasks such as welcoming guests, being aware of the Congressman’s and staff’s schedules, answering phones, constituent tours, mail administration, and other duties.Legislative research and constituent correspondence will include being aware of current and pending legislation, researching legislation for constituent correspondence, attending briefings, and other duties. Candidates should have excellent writing and communication skills, strong organizational abilities, a good work ethic, an ability to work independently, and the drive to take the initiative in a fast-paced environment. If candidates have any questions or wish to apply, please send resume, writing samples, and references to

Fall Internship – The Washington DC office of Congressman Jon Runyan (R-NJ) is looking for fall interns. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) greeting visitors, answering telephones, sorting mail, assisting staff with research projects, and attending briefings. This unpaid internship offers great exposure to the inner workings of a congressional office. New Jersey ties are strongly preferred. Interested applicants should submit the following materials: a resume, a 250 word essay explaining why you wish to serve as an intern for Congressman Runyan, a list of references and a school transcript (unofficial will do). Please email to or fax to 202-225-0778 with the title “Runyan Fall Internship Application.”

Communications Director – Congressman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon is seeking a hard working, energetic and experienced Communications Director for his personal office. Previous Hill experience preferred. Duties include writing speeches, press releases, op/eds, pitching stories to local media and managing the New Media Coordinator. This individual will work with senior staff to develop and implement a district press strategy. Armed Services and Education and Workforce Committee background a plus. Strong writing, communication, and organizational skills are required. Please email resume and cover letter to Please no calls or drop-ins.

Fall Internship – Congressman James Lankford (R-OK) is currently seeking fall interns to start work by late August or early September. Interns are responsible for assisting with general front office duties including answering phones, conducting and scheduling tours of the Capitol, logging and writing office correspondence, and helping with other administrative tasks. Applicants should be detail oriented with excellent communication skills and a friendly demeanor. Oklahoma ties are preferred but not required. Interested candidates should direct their resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to Sarah Corley at

Internship - Congressman Wally Herger (R-CA) is currently seeking interns for the fall of 2011 for his Washington DC office. The internship involves assisting with incoming mail, researching legislative issues, attending lectures and hearings, giving tours, working with legislative staff on special projects and assisting with other general office duties. Candidates must be self-starters, detail oriented, have excellent writing and communication skills, and be able to multi-task. This is a great opportunity for college students and graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. Please email your cover letter and resume to

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